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Egyptian Film Stars excited for the launch of GFF
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Forest Whitaker to Receive Career Achievement Award
Forest Whitaker to Receive Career Achievement Award at El Gouna Film Festival Closing Ceremony in recognition for his remarkable stature as an actor and his effective humanitarian role
Adel Imam to receive Career Achievement Award
El Gouna Film Festival is beyond honored to give its Career Achievement Award to film star Adel Emam on its First Edition
El Gouna Film Festival reveals details of first edition in press conference
El Gouna Film Festival unveiled details of its first edition, taking place 22–29 September. The press conference was attended by GFF founder Engineer Naguib Sawiris, El Gouna founder Engineer Samih Sawiris, GFF co-founder and CEO of GFF’s organizing company Amr Mansi, GFF co-founder and COO of GFF’s organizing company Bushra Rozza, and GFF director Intishal Al Timimi.
The First Edition of the GFF Launches in Egypt
“The Festival will have a positive impact on our society at large and will position us as leaders in the film-making industry.”- Naguib Sawiris, the GFF founder
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Friday, 06 of October 2017
The First Edition of El Gouna Film Festival Concludes with Huge Aspirations For MENA and Worldwide Cinema. Under The Slogan “Cinema For Humanity”
Friday, 29 of September 2017
El Gouna, Egypt – 28 September 2017: El Gouna Film Festival announced the winners of CineGouna Platform Awads which was held alongside the festival activities. Egyptian film critic Safaa Al-Lithy initiated the ceremony by presenting the “Samir Farid” Award, by the Egyptian Crutucs Society which went to the film “Scary Mother” by Ana Urushadze.
Wednesday, 27 of September 2017
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